This Friday, December 21, Mark O'Connor and Friends will perform "An Appalachian Christmas" at Hamilton's Performing Arts Center.

The PAC at Hamilton High School is the premiere concert venue in the valley and the 8 p.m. concert is part of the latest season for the Bitterroot Performing Arts Series.

O'Connor will bring five friends, including his son Forrest O'Connor on the mandolin, Carrie Rodriguez and Cia Cherryholmes Adkisson.

After a concert December 18, they will coming all the way from London to Hamilton.....that's London, Kentucky.

Series Director Monica Grable said that a waiting list for the concert is in place at the Hamilton box office at (406) 363-7946.

By the way, the next performance in the series is February 9th with the International Guitar Night, which includes Brian Gore and Martin Taylor. Tickets are now on sale.

Here's a sample of Mark's Appalachian show from YouTube.